Richie Farmer reports to prison - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Richie Farmer reports to prison

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer is now an inmate.  

Farmer reported to prison in Hazelton, West Virginia at 2 p.m. to serve his 27-month sentence.

Farmer pleaded guilty to corruption and putting friends on the public payroll while serving as commissioner.

He was supposed to report to prison last week, but a judge delayed Farmer's sentence so he could watch his son play basketball in Kentucky's Sweet 16.

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